African American Power and Politics: The Political Context Variable (Power, Conflict, and Democracy: American Politics Into the 21st Century)By: Hanes Walton (author)Paperback
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DescriptionThe first comprehensive analysis of the impact of the Reagan revolution on African-American political life, this book explores the ways in which conservative elites mobilized the American public around issues of race as ideology, discourse, strategy, and political elections from the Reagan victory of 1980 to the Republican congressional triumphs of 1994. The book also critically assesses the Clinton administration's record on race and the Democratic party response to affirmative action, welfare, and other aspects of the African-American political agenda.
About AuthorHANES WALTON, JR. is professor of political science at the University of Michigan.
Contents1. Elections 1. Epistemology and the Native-Son Candidate 2. Theory 3. Methodology 2. The Political Context of a Native-Son Candidate 4. The Arkansas Electorate 5. The African American Electorate 3. The Making of a Native-Son Candidate 6. The Congressional Vote for Clinton 7. The Attorney General Vote for Clinton 8. The Gubernatorial Vote for Clinton 4. The Southern Native-Son Presidential Candidate 9. The Presidential Vote for Clinton 10. The Regional Vote: Clinton and Carter 5. The Native-Son Candidate and the Democratic Party 11. The Democratic Party in Presidential Elections: The Native-Son Theory Revisited 12. Epilogue: Scandal, Public Support, and the Native-Son Variable
- publication date: 08/10/1997
- ISBN13: 9780231104197
- Format: Paperback
- Number Of Pages: 544
- ID: 9780231104197
- ISBN10: 0231104197
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